Incoming Freshmen

Parents/Guardians of incoming freshman students, please review these helpful resources and upcoming presentations to prepare for your student’s transition to Wachusett Regional High School. We look forward to having your student here with us!


8th Grade Parents/Guardians: If your student is NOT attending WRHS in the fall of 2022, please complete this survey as soon as possible.


Upcoming Presentations: 


March 3rd: Class of 2026 Curriculum & Course Selection Presentation (Slides)

March 3rd: Class of 2026 Curriculum & Course Selection Presentation Recorded Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiFoW476dQk

The following calendar and resources will be helpful to you and your student as you select courses for freshman year: 



Thursday, March 3rd at 6:00 pm 




Parents of 8th graders are invited to a presentation beginning at 6:00pm that will feature administrators and department heads discussing the academic experience at Wachusett. We will be discussing the differences between CP, CPA, Honors, and AP levels; what a typical freshman schedule may look like; what electives are available to freshmen; how to pick courses for next year in Powerschool; and other important academic topics. 


April 4th - April 8th 

Current 8th graders login to PowerSchool to review recommendations and make course requests.


If families have questions about levels of courses, please email the appropriate Department Head.


April 11th - April 15th 

Counselors will meet with current 8th grade students to review and finalize course selections and to answer any questions about balancing of course load, graduation requirements and/or elective choices. 


April 22nd for incoming Freshman (Grade 8)

All requests for reconsideration of level changes are due for grade 8.


The links to request Reconsideration Forms for grade 8 can be found below.



Wachusett Regional High School Educational Guide 


Scheduling Process Overview for 2022.2023


Course Registration Re-Cap (Recorded Presentation)


Reconsideration Forms - English, Math, Science, and Social Studies - Due April 22nd, 2022 (Form will open on Monday, April 4th) 


Reconsideration Forms - World Language - Due April 22nd, 2022 (Form will open on Monday, April 4th) 


WRHS Performing Groups: Music Department's course selection and audition information


Incoming Freshmen Tool Kit: Info Sheet


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